Russia scrambles fighter jet after US and German aircraft sparks panic near border

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The Russian Su-27 fighter jet was scrambled to intercept two aircraft, one American, one German, as they approached the border, Russia’s National Defense Control Center reported on Friday.  Russia’s National Defense Control Center […]

EU bullies: Fear of Brussels drove Swiss referendum result, says politician

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. And Roger Koeppel said he was already focusing on another showdown with the bloc, over whether Switzerland should enter into a wide-ranging institutional framework accord which critics fear would bind it to […]

Taiwan showdown: China WILL invade if major red line is closed – world on brink

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. And such is the superpower’s commitment towards eventual unification, the island has no choice but to maintain an uneasy status quo in which it enjoys autonomy without true security, Ketian Zhang, an […]

WW3 fears: China ready do ‘whatever it takes’ in chilling Taiwan warning

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Meanwhile, in a clear indication of the seriousness which Taiwan itself is taking the situation, its defence ministry today said its armed forces had held anti-landing drills on one of its offshore […]

Iran celebrates intercepting US aircraft fleet with multiple warships in Strait of Hormuz

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. IRGC Navy Commander Sardar Alireza Tangsiri said Iranian drones had tracked a number of US vessels in the key strategic waterway. The Tasnim news agency reported: “Sardar Alireza Tangsiri announced the interception […]

EU on brink: Brussels’ passivity at ‘Turkish aggression could spark full-blown conflict’

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Turkey is embarking on a major naval construction programme to restore the regional maritime influence it lost after the Ottoman Empire’s collapse. However, the policy is already generating regional tensions, particularly with […]

POLL: As US wades into row, should UK hand Elgin Marbles back to Greece?

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The artefacts, which date back to the 5th Century BC, are regarded as some of the finest examples of marble sculpture in the world. Thomas Bruce, the 7th Earl of Elgin and […]

Brexit domino effect? How Sweden backed following Britain out of EU in damning poll

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Prime Minister Boris Johnson had been handed a flurry of resignations amid his controversial Internal Market Bill, which the government admitted risks breaching international law. The UK’s envoy on press freedom, Amal […]